Toyota Kirloskar Motor bags award in “Breakthrough Kaizen Category” at the CII TPM Club, “Champions Competition 2016”

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Toyota Kirloskar Motor bags award in “Breakthrough Kaizen Category” at the CII TPM Club, “Champions Competition 2016”
Team Toyota recieving the CII TPM  Kaizen Champions'Dec16
Bangalore, 22nd December 2016:  Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) was awarded first position at “The Champions Competition 2016” held in Bangalore conducted by the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) TPM Club India. This recognition was awarded to TKM under the “Breakthrough Kaizen” Category.

This award recognizes the improvement in equipment effectiveness with an emphasis on proactive and preventative maintenance at production line, markedly increasing plant output, and while at the same time, increasing employee morale, kaizen mind and job satisfaction, to ensure equipment functions without breakdowns, malfunction or defects.

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) system at TKM ensures overall synchronization of machines/equipment, process and employees through smooth integrity of Production & Quality systems that add business values to an organization. Our philosophy focuses on the relentless Problem Solving involving people and developing the Kaizen Culture.

Mr. R Mukundan, Chairman - CII Institute of Quality, handed over the award to the winning team at an event held in Bengaluru on the 6th December 2016. The Toyota team had successfully cleared the Kaizen Competitions held at the zonal level, going on to compete to be the "Best of Best” Kaizen Champions, where over 20 zonal winners participated.

Commenting on this occasion, Mr. Raju B. Ketkale, Senior Vice President of Toyota Kirloskar Motor, said “We at Toyota Kirloskar Motor, are extremely delighted to be recognized at this prestigious event. We see this as an acknowledgment of our continuous efforts to deliver world class products by optimizing the available resources, thereby creating sustainable business practice models. Our employees have ample exposure to global technologies with best-in-class technical training and hands-on experience to meet the global standards and also adopt innovative technologies.

We will continue our efforts in maintaining world class production and quality systems, and also share these best practices with our peers in the business thus enhancing the overall effectiveness of operation.” He added.

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Institute of Quality along with Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM) is promoting TPM in India under "CII TPM Club" to share best practices of different companies and to enhance individual's capability.

Overview of TKM
Company name
Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited
Equity participation
TMC: 89%, Kirloskar Group: 11%
Number of employees
Approx. 7, 000 +
Land area
Approx. 432 acres (approx.1,700,000 m2)
Building area
74,000 m2
Total Installed Production capacity
Upto 3,10,000 units

Overview of TKM 1st Plant:
Established
October 1997 (start of production: December 1999)
Location
Bidadi
Products
Innova, Fortuner manufactured in India.
Prado, Land Cruiser and Prius imported as CBUs.
Installed Production capacity
Upto 1,00,000 units


Overview of TKM 2nd Plant:
Start of Production
December 2010
Location
On the site of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited, Bidadi
Products
Corolla Altis, Etios, Etios Liva, Etios Cross, Camry & Camry Hybrid
Installed Production capacity
Upto 2,10,000 units

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